Item is an amateur film documenting the crew of the Hamber yacht Vencedor spending free time on deck of the vessel and diving in the ocean. The film also shows footage of Mrs. E. W. Hamber with guests on board the yacht; Vencedor docking at the Britannia Beach piers on Howe sound; and 12 riders posing on horseback. 1938. Item # MI-149 Topics: Yachts, Diving, Seamen, Labourers, Piers, docks and wharves, Horses, Horsemanship, Houses,...
Item is an amateur film documenting a private tennis game; a brief yacht party scene, and Eric Hamber and Mrs. Hamber walking their dog and showing their garden at Greencroft House (3838 Cypress Street) to unidentified guests. 1926. Item # MI-132 Topics: Dogs, Governors general, Tennis, Yachts, Automobiles, Gardens--Household
Item is an amateur film documenting a private singles and a private doubles tennis match between unidentified guests of the Hamber family at their residence at 3838 Cypress Street. One of the guests standing in the right corner of the screen is possibly Hon. J. W. Fordham. 1926. Item # MI-133 Topics: Governors general, Tennis
Feb. 9 [199-]. Item is a copy of original film shot for the docudrama "Curse of the lost gold mine." Includes nature and wildlife scenes with no people in them as well as shots of people hiking with packs and a log cabin. Includes some mountain scenes shot from a helicopter [or airplane]. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-478
1994. Item is the D-2 Master cassette version of "Curse of the lost gold mine." A documentary-style show that features dramatized re-enactments of actual historical events. The narrative combines a current expedition into the Pitt Lake area to search for the ... »mine and evidence of other prospectors with an actor [Donnelly Rhodes] playing an old prospector telling tales and legends, the story is filled out with dramatizations and interviews. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-474
Feb. 9 [199-]. Item is a copy of original film shot for the docudrama "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Includes scenes of men with packs [including Dick Hamilton] hiking and climbing on and near a glacier, the men examine silt and rocks, hike in a rocky area, some morning campsite scenes. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-480
Nov. 6, 1993. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Footage includes an interview of [Don Waite] and scenic footage of the Pitt Lake area. Also includes footage in the library with Michael Collier, Kathie Hamilton, and Dick Hamilton. Michael Collier and Dick Hamilton both briefly speak to the camera about the planned expedition to the Pitt Lake area. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-489
Nov. 6, 1993. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Video includes footage of interviews conducted, in a library research area, with [Dick Hamilton] and [Kathie Hamilton], expedition members. The expedition members including Michael Collier also view newspaper articles on a microfiche machine. Close-ups of the microfiche machine. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-490
Nov. 6, 1993. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Includes scenes shot at the archives with an actor reading the contents, and of the actual documents and newspaper articles (this footage is mainly silent). Footage switches abruptly to a water scene and people driving away in a boat. Then there is an interview with some Katzie First Nations elders: [Agnes Pierre], [Mel Bailey], and [Ken Florence]. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-491
Feb. 9 [199-]. Item is a copy of original film shot for the docudrama "Curse of the lost gold mine." Includes scenes of men with packs being taken by helicopter to a mountain area and left there. Scenes of three people [including Dick Hamilton who is involved in both ... »the 1970s and 1990s efforts to make this film] hiking through beautiful nature areas and setting up camp. The men look at a map together, cook food, explore a cave, and spend some time hiking on a glacier and...
1982. Film was sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Small Business Development, Government of British Columbia. The film shows the coal mining industry in BC. A JEM Film Production, Vancouver BC. Reference code: AM1553-8-S10-: MI-283 Topics: Construction industry, Mining, Forests, Transportation, Mountains--British Columbia, Road...
Item is an amateur film documenting the Callister Exhibition Park Rodeo of 1944. The film contains footage of riders in events such as steer decorating, wild cow milking, bronk riding, steer riding, bareback riding and wild horse racing. Judge Henry Castillou is featured in the section titled "Ride 'Em Henry." The film also contains background footage of the park's roller coaster. 1944. Item # MI-191 Topic: Rodeos
Item is a documentary film documenting the arrival of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in Vancouver. Film documents a ceremony at Pier B.C., and a drive through the city including stops at City Hall, Hastings Park, Spanish Banks, Lion's Gate Bridge. Film also shows Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King on the royal train. 1939. Item # MI-13 Topic: Royal visits
1984. This film, along with "An Exchange of Value," was produced by Yaletown Productions for the Vancouver Stock Exchange. The film depicts the stock market industry in Vancouver. Reference code: AM1553-8-S14-:MI-265 Topics: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Stock-exchanges, Office workers, Cityscapes, Buildings
byJuly 7, 2006 footage attributed to Kevan Losch. July 15, 2006 footage attributed to Patrick Twong.
Item is footage documenting the 2006 survey and demolition of Woodward's steel tower and supporting water tower. Footage includes images of corrosion in the tower, as well as aerial images of surrounding streets and buildings, work site, work crews, Coal Harbour and the Vancouver skyline. Demolition occurs approximately 8 minutes into footage. 2006. Item # MI-118 Topics: Commercial buildings, Wrecking
. Item is a copy of Canada's Magnificent Snowbirds - 20th Anniversary - One hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Aerobatic Team, the Snowbirds. Cassette version edited from D-2. Reference code: AM1553-7-S2-: MI-428
. Item is a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's aerobatic air team, the Snowbirds. Narrated by Leslie Nielsen. The documentary begins by following the eight men trying out for the four spaces in the 1990 Snowbirds team, then discussing the history of avaition in Canada and the Canadian military, the majority of the film focuses on the training of the Snowbirds team and the outreach and shows they perform. Ending with the final show of the 20th anniversary season.... Topics: Airports, Airplanes, Air travel, Military training, Military, Military ceremonies, honors, and...
Oct. 30, 1986. Item is "Marketplace Program" produced for EXPO 86 and Tourism BC. Major exhibition in BC Pavillion for EXPO 86. Multi-screen laser disc interactive display. Laser discs were very new at this time and cost over $2500 each to manufacture. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-: MI-535